The first trilogy of Season 8 have been released on the Dungeon Masters Guild! Learn more about the authors behind the Umbral Aristocracy Trilogy:
Jay H Anderson is one of the primary organizers and former local coordinator of D&D AL in the Knoxville, Tennessee area. He is a regular player, DM and organizer of organized play campaigns in the area for nearly 20 years. Jay also helps organize Save vs Hunger, a charity tabletop gaming convention benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee.
Fun fact: Jay has several unique hobbies beyond RPGs. He plays disc golf. He keeps a collection of badges for all the conventions he has been to. He usually watch new movies at the theater every week.
Jay designed DDAL08-01 The Map with No Names. Rumors abound of a map that leads to a treasure of unimaginable value. When chance drops the map into your hands, you have the chance to become wealthy beyond your wildest dreams. But you’re not the only ones with that dream. The chase is on. Part One of the Umbral Aristocracy Trilogy. A 2-4 Hour Adventure for Tier 1 Characters. Optimized for APL 3.
Kat Kruger is Chief Wordsmith at Steampunk Unicorn Studio and DM on the actual play podcast d20 Dames. With over ten years’ experience writing in the entertainment and gaming industries the studio offers a wide gamut of storytelling, workshop, and publishing services.
Fun fact: Kat is a Sour Patch Kids zombie. She also once pulled off a fantasy rickroll when her players kept asking for the names of NPCs.
Kat designed DDAL08-02 Beneath the City of the Dead. The treasure hunt has led to the City of the Dead. Beneath that well-manicured park is an ancient crypt where the treasure awaits you! Part Two of the Umbral Aristocracy Trilogy. A 2-4 Adventure for Tier 1 Characters. Optimized for APL 3.
Spawned in the fires of California in the time of disco and bell-bottoms, AL Content Manager Travis Woodall now calls the soggy Pacific Northwest his home. Having played more systems than he can count from about twelve years of age, D&D has always been the game he has inevitably been drawn back to. Though he is usually found slumped lifelessly in front of his computer amongst a sea of empty beer bottles, Travis is also known to enjoy reading, writing, and on rare occasion, spending time with his wife of 15 years, his son, and his daughter.
Fun fact: In a heist, Travis would play the plucky comic relief.
Travis designed DDAL08-03 Dock Ward Double Cross. You’ve been set up. However, the man you were set against is more than willing to forgive and forget, if you are willing join forces to seek a terrible vengeance. Part Three of the Umbral Aristocracy Trilogy. A 2-4 Adventure for Tier 1 Characters. Optimized for APL 3.